Advertisement

Definition of "conflicts" []

  • A struggle or clash between opposing forces; battle (noun)
  • A state of opposition between ideas, interests, etc; disagreement or controversy (noun)
  • A clash, as between two appointments made for the same time (noun)
  • Opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible wishes or drives, sometimes leading to a state of emotional tension and thought to be responsible for neuroses (noun)
  • To come into opposition; clash (verb)
  • To fight (verb)
  • Plural form of conflict. (noun)

www.Collinsdictionary.com (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of conflict. (verb)

Wiktionary.org : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "conflicts" in a sentence
  • "The countersuit filed by producers on Tuesday brought to light what it described as conflicts between Taymor's creative desires and the show's need to turn a profit."
  • "However, they can become corrupt which result in conflicts between them."
  • "From Somalia and the Balkans to Iraq, the U.S. military has been embroiled in conflicts that reflect an age-old debate: Can individual agency triumph over deep-seated historical, cultural, ethnic, and economic forces?"